Courses and Faculty

The topics identified for the courses listed below are based on a set of identified competencies required to be an effective pharmacy leader.

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An exceptional faculty has been assembled to lead the Academy. Faculty members include the Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award and the John W. Webb Award winners as well as Fellows of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).   

Below is a list of course titles and 2018 faculty details. Click on the names of the faculty members listed below to view their biographies. 

Course 1: Leading With Influence
Sara J. White, M.S., FASHP
Kate Farthing, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Jennifer Tryon, Pharm.D., M.S.
Samuel Calabrese, M.B.A., R.Ph., FASHP

Course 2: Leading the Pharmacy Enterprise: Building the Business of Pharmacy
Susan Teil Boyer, M.S., R.Ph., FASHP
Lisa Gersema, Pharm.D., M.H.A., BCPS, DPLA, FASHP
Michael Powell, M.S., FASHP

Course 3: Leading System Reliability for Safety and Quality
Ronald H. Small, B.S.Pharm., M.B.A.
Jason Chou, Pharm.D., M.S.
James R. Rinehart, R.Ph., M.S., FASHP 

Course 4: Leading for Financial Effectiveness 
Steven B. Cano, R.Ph., M.S.
Patrick E. Parker, R.Ph., M.S.
Harold N. Godwin, B.S.Pharm., M.S., FASHP, FAPhA        
Deborah Sanchez, Pharm.D., M.H.A., DPLA, BCPS

Course 5: Leading Transformational Change and Innovation 
Christy Ciccarello, Pharm.D.
Michael Melby, M.S.
John D. Pastor III, Pharm.D., FASHP

Course 6: Strategic Clinical Leadership
Susan D. Bear, Pharm.D., BCPS
Timothy R. Pasquale, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FIDSA
Kenneth M. Komorny, Pharm.D., BCPS       

Course 7: Leading the Pharmacy Enterprise for Organizational Success 
Katherine A. Miller, Pharm.D., M.H.A., DPLA
Meghan Swarthout, Pharm.D., M.B.A.  
John S. Clark, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, FASHP